Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS

Several Fijians awarded medals for their contribution to our country by President Jioji Konrote

Several Fijians awarded medals for their contribution to our country by President Jioji Konrote

By Rashika Kumar
Friday 29/11/2019
Five year old Aqoriniasi Dreu receiving his bravery medal from the president

Several Fijians were awarded medals for their contribution to our country by President Jioji Konrote at the State House.

Five year old Aqoriniasi Dreu was awarded a bravery medal for saving his brother from drowning.

The Companion of the Order of Fiji medals were awarded to former Chief Justice Anthony Gates and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, Barry Whiteside.

The Officer of the Order of Fiji medals were awarded to Jenny Seeto, Ratu Peni Volavola, Keith Broadbridge, Lagisoa Delana, Ratu Inoke Seru and Sina Kami.

The Officer of the Order of Fiji of the Military Division medal was awarded to the Commissioner of Police, Sitiveni Qiliho and the Navy Captain John Fox.

The Member of the Order of Fiji medals have been awarded to Ratu Wiliame Katonivere, Theresa Mackenzie, Apenisa Bogiso, Professor Narendra Reddy, Ratu Epeli Niudumu, Manasa Ragigia, Dr. Saraswati Nandan and Opetaia Alefaio.

The Medal of the Honor of Fiji medals have been awarded to Jitoko Soko, Saula Raiyawa, Jone Kotobalavu, Mohammed Lateef Koya, Kalioni Nasoko, Samisoni Viriviri, Vatemo Ravouvou, Apolonia Vaivai, Winston Hill and Broderick John Mervyn.

The President says the awardees have every right to be given the award and has thanked their family for their support.

A minute of silence was also observed to honour the life of  late Dixon Seeto, President of the Fiji Islands Hotel and Tourism Association and of  Chinese Association of Fiji. 

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
National Budget 2020-2021
Full coverage of 2020-2021 National Budget including budget consultation from different sectors. The National Budget will be announced on July ...
1 day ago

SODELPA spectacle
With SODELPA going through changes and opposition within the party, we give you all the stories that covered these ...
13 days ago

USP Saga
Full coverage of the USP saga including coverage of protests, investigations, reports and ...
13 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
Fiji should continue to focus on growing sectors like Agriculture even after tourism picks up - Chauhan
Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation President, Sandeep Chauhan says the country should continue to focus on growing sectors like Agriculture even a...
4 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
I will never accept that one family or a person is left behind in the modern economy - PM
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says he will never accept the idea that even one family or one person is left behind in the modern ...
33 minutes ago

MSAF improves process turnaround time from 237 days to 14 days
Minister for Commerce Trade, Tourism and Transport, Faiyaz Koya says he has been informed that the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji has taken ...
36 minutes ago

FICAC continuing investigations into eight Housing Authority employees
FICAC has confirmed that investigations are continuing in the cases where eight Housing Authority of Fiji former employees were allegedly involved in ...
38 minutes ago

Asco Foundation donates $15,000 to FENC Fiji to assist children impacted by TC Harold and COVID-19
Asco Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Foundation for the Education of Needy Children(FENC Fiji), to assist children impacted by TC Harold and ...
2 hours ago

FICAC asks court for more time to file information in the case of senior suspended staff of FRCS
FICAC has sought more time to file further information in the case of the suspended Director Intelligence, Compliance and Investigations of the Fiji ...
2 hours ago

TOP